If I was overwhelmed working in London at 28, I can only imagine how lost and scared a 16-year-old would feel.

May 14, 2014 at 9:00am | 86 comments

Natascha Kampusch, Elizabeth Smart and Jaycee Lee Dugard all went through accusations and questions about why they didn't try to escape. But no one who has never been in that situation can possibly understand what it's like -- to genuinely feel like you will be killed if you leave a room.
When I was a kid, my mom didn't know where I was half the time. Now I don't let my kid play in our front yard unattended.
family drama
We were watching back-to-back episodes of "The Brady Bunch" when my dad kicked the door open. He was holding a gun, bloodshot eyes a-blazing.